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Gallery: Protesters gather in Westwood to speak out against racial injustice

By Amy Dixon, Liz Ketcham, MacKenzie Coffman, Axel Lopez

Jun 1, 2020 9:24 pm

The Westwood protest, originally organized by the Student Activist Project at UCLA, was canceled Sunday night. However, people still gathered in Westwood despite the cancellation.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

People from Balloon & Paper came to the protest and handed out balloons to protesters.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Gianni Eason, a third-year political science student, led people in chanting, “No justice, no peace.”

(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

A protester holds a sign stating, “I cant breathe,” in reference to the death of George Floyd and the death of Eric Garner in 2014.

(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Several National Guard members stationed themselves by the Federal Building on Wilshire Boulevard behind protesters.

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Two protesters raise their fists on Wilshire Boulevard and Veteran Avenue. Many cars driving on Wilshire honked in support of the protest.

(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Protesters held up signs in support of the racial justice movement.

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

A protester holds up a sign that states “End Racism.”

(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

A man holds his fist in the air. Some protesters came wearing masks and gloves to shield themselves from COVID-19.

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

A car drives through the intersection, displaying a sign with names of victims of police brutality.

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Protesters march toward the 405 North Freeway holding up a banner stating “Trump/Pence Regime Out Now/RefuseFacism.org.”

(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

A woman stands up in her car holding a sign quoting lyrics from the 2Pac song, “Changes.”

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

A protester holds up a sign stating “I’m Not A Threat!” as a protest against police brutality.

(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

The marchers head onto the freeway entrance to the 405.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

People jump over the barrier wall of the freeway, in the way of northbound traffic.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Several protesters kneel on the 405 North Freeway and raise their fists in protest against police brutality.

(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

A woman driving her car passes through the blockade, screaming “I love you” as she passes by.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

On the freeway, a protester holds up a sign calling for justice after the deaths of Breonna Taylor and Floyd.

(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Once protesters took to the freeway, several cop cars stopped at a distance, forming a barricade.

(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

A man holds a sign saying “Peace Justice” while riding a bike on the cleared roads of the 405.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

A police officer points a rubber bullet gun at an overpass as protesters exit the freeway.

(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Policemen wait as two women slide down a hill after exiting the freeway.

(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Several protesters were instructed to line up against the wall after police detained them.

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

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Amy Dixon | Daily Bruin senior staff
Dixon is the 2018-2019 Photo editor. She was previously a 2017-2018 assistant Photo editor.
Dixon is the 2018-2019 Photo editor. She was previously a 2017-2018 assistant Photo editor.
Liz Ketcham | Digital managing editor
Ketcham is the 2020-2021 Digital managing editor. She was previously the 2019-2020 Photo editor, as well as a 2018-2019 assistant Photo editor covering the News beat.
Ketcham is the 2020-2021 Digital managing editor. She was previously the 2019-2020 Photo editor, as well as a 2018-2019 assistant Photo editor covering the News beat.
MacKenzie Coffman | Video Producer
Coffman is the 2019-2020 Video producer and former Assistant Photo editor. She is a fourth-year psychology student with a film minor.
Coffman is the 2019-2020 Video producer and former Assistant Photo editor. She is a fourth-year psychology student with a film minor.
Axel Lopez | Daily Bruin senior staff
Lopez is a senior staff photographer. He's a fourth year Political Science student. He likes portraiture and sports photography.
Lopez is a senior staff photographer. He's a fourth year Political Science student. He likes portraiture and sports photography.
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